More good news for PINK!

January 30th, 2012

I had to take a few days off last week to take care of Beau, who was home from daycare feeling poorly, as well as entertaining my sister who was in town to help celebrate his first birthday. But the good news for my authors kept pouring in! Like this email for Lili Wilkinson: We […]

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Further Congrats!

January 25th, 2012

It’s a week of huzzahs around here! YALSA announced some further lists today, including their 2012 Best Fiction for Young Adults list (plus Top Ten), Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers, and Popular Paperbacks for Young Readers. Congrats to kt literary clients Maureen Johnson, Stephanie Perkins, Ransom Riggs, Carrie Harris, and Lili Wilkinson (again) for […]

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January 24th, 2012

A belated, but VERY happy congratulations to Lili Wilkinson, whose novel Pink won a Stonewall Honor at yesterday’s Youth Media Awards given out by the American Library Association! I was in the audience when it was announced, and I will not lie, I did my happy dance. The Stonewall Award is “given annually to English-language […]

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Time for Some TRUTH!

January 20th, 2012

I’m a day late, but I wanted to devote an entire day to celebrate the release of Julia Karr‘s second novel Truth, the sequel to XVI. And tonight is, after all, her official launch party in Bloomington, IN. Julia’s colleague on the League of Extraordinary Writers and author of Ashfall, Mike Mullin writes: Julia‚Äôs accomplished […]

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One Page

January 19th, 2012

Let me be perfectly clear: in a query, you have ONE PAGE to hook my attention. One page to tell me enough about your book that I want to scan down to the end of your letter to read the three pages from your novel that I’ve requested you attach. Three pages that I will […]

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